Press release

Finding a better way to fish

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Proposals to make our inshore fleet more sustainable.

Conservation and a thriving fishing industry should go hand-in-hand but, as Channel 4’s new fish season shows, the broken European quota system makes this almost impossible.

In this video UK Fisheries Minister, Richard Benyon, outlines how we are pushing for reform of the Common Fisheries Policy, which is unfit for purpose, and talks about our proposals to make our inshore fleet more sustainable.

Find out more about our work to reform the Common Fisheries Policy.